[time-nuts] The USCG really wants to bury Loran-C

Don Latham djl at montana.com
Fri Apr 30 13:19:39 EDT 2010


no,it won't be there to restart LORAN at any time in the future...
Don

Magnus Danielson
> On 04/30/2010 06:06 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>>
>> Alaska's tallest structure has toppled to the ground in a controlled
>> demolition using explosives.
>>
>> The 411m (1,350ft) Long Range Aids to Navigation (LORAN) tower on the
>> Seward Peninsula was brought crashing down.
>>
>> The Coast Guard, who ordered the demolition, said the tower was
>> deteriorating and at risk of collapse.
>>
>> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8653754.stm
>>
>>
>
> If they didn't down it they would be liable to damages if someone or
> something got damaged it was certainly cheaper to down it in a ehm...
> controlled manor.
>
> Besides, its a perfectly viable excuse to follow up on Bob's point...
> it's fun to blow things up. Just the footage indicates that they enjoyed
> setting the show up.
>
> Cheers,
> Magnus
>
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